Tusk’s statement last week responding to Article 50 struck the right tone. It was measured, matter of fact and avoided confrontation.
Posts Tagged: Guy Verhofstadt MEP
Our folk memory of World War Two is based as much in cinematic fiction as in real history. But that’s pretty hard to explain to our European neighbours.
We will be an ally, not a member, of the United States of Europe.
We shouldn’t take the ideological pronouncements of the Commission as being set in stone. The member states may yet have their say.
A reply to Mark Wallace’s article of a week ago today.
I won’t be taking it up. But if others do, it would weaken their willingness to try to block Brexit.
Daniel Hannan: We will get a good deal – because rational self-interest will overcome the Eurocrats’ fury
While Tusk and Barnier fume, the member states sound rather more emollient.
The EPP Christian Democrat group now believes that the Union can reconnect to people by giving richer middle class kids free summer holidays backpacking around the Dordogne.
The true believer whose appointment to represent the European Parliament in the Brexit negotiations is “an act of war”.